Pānui Draft Mauao Historic Reserve Management Plan
The Mauao Trust and Tauranga City Council have established a joint management arrangement for Mauao. Ngā Poutiriao o Mauao is the joint body that leads the management of Mauao. Jack Thatcher is the Ngāi Te Rangi representative on this body.
The Mauao Historical Reserve Management Plan provides the management framework for Mauao which reflects the needs values and aspirations of Iwi and the Tauranga community and is the first produced under the new joint management.
The first consultation with Tauranga Moana Iwi was held at Huria Marae on the 11th of May, the presentation from this hui (refer to link below).
Submissions and feedback to Ngā Poutiriao o Mauao is due by Tuesday 6 June 2017. Please feel free to contact our Resource Management unit for further information on (07)5753 765 ext.226
Nominations are opened for the 2017 Ngāi Te Rangi Taiohi Elite Awards. One candidate will be nominated from each of the following Marae:
Opounui Marae (Te Ngare)
Kutaroa Marae (Ngāti Tauaiti)
in recognition of their outstanding achievements both academically, sporting or recreationally over the past financial year.
Each of the recipients will be nominated by their marae to receive individual awards, awards will be presented at Te Rūnanga o Ngai Te Rangi Iwi Offices on Wednesday 21 June 2017. All recipients will be notified prior to presentation. Nominations close Friday 9 June 2017. For any inquires please ring Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Te Rangi Iwi Trust (07) 5753 765 ext 206
Please click on the link below to obtain a nomination form.
Pānui Environmental Court Hearing for Matakana Island
Monday 15 May 2017 Classic Flyers 9 Jean Batten Drive Mount Maunganui (Boeing Room) 11am
The Environmental Court Hearing for Matakana Island and the Outstanding Natural Features Landscape(ONFL) will be be proceeding on Monday.
There will be witnesses who will be providing Legal, Environmental and Planning evidence along with residents and uri of Matakana Island, Dr Hauata Palmer, Paora Stanley, Brendon Taingahue, Jason Murray and Ngaraima Taingahue providing social and cultural perspectives at the hearing.
It is the firm belief that Matakana Island is an outstanding natural features landscape in its entirety, currently only parts of Matakana Island have been accorded this status.
This hearing is open to public to listen and observe. Haere mai koutou kātoa ki te tautoko
Te Rangihouhiri began his journey from Whāngārā to Hakurānui to Whakapau Kōrero to Pōporohuamea where he died. Following his death and after many significant battles, his descendants who became known as Ngāi Te Rangi settled in Tauranga Moana.